Category Archives: One Name Study

Do you have a John Albert HEIL or a Rachel Phyllis HOWARD in your family tree?

A recent old wedding photograph postcard find provided very few clues apart from Heil Howard 13199 written in pencil on the back – could these possibly be the surnames of the bride and groom? On a quick search of marriage … Continue reading

Posted in DENT, Devon, HEIL, HOWARD, Kings Lynn, Old Photograph, One Name Study, Somerset, Taunton, Wedding photograph, WILKINS | 2 Comments

UPDATE: Photo Reunited – Do you have a BEACHAM from Kettering in Northamptonshire?

On my trip to Suffolk last week I was able to visit Yoxford Antiques Centre where I purchased a few old postcards, including this lovely old photo card with the names Lionel and Stanley BEECHAM written on the back – … Continue reading

Posted in 108 St Peters Avenue, BAILEY, BEACHAM, BEECHAM, Bristol, Kettering, Northamptonshire, One Name Study, Photograph, Postcard | 2 Comments

Do you have a SUTCLIFFE, PALETHORPE or PINDER in your family tree?

Yesterday whilst at the Bloomsbury Ephemera Fair in London I came across this beautiful old photograph taken in Halifax, which had lots of super clues on the back to identify the sitters and hopefully reunite it with a family member! … Continue reading

Posted in Halifax, Ilkley, NEALE, Old Photograph, One Name Study, PALETHORPE, PEVERIL, Photograph, PINDER, Sowerby Bridge, Stafford House, SUTCLIFFE, Wool Merchant, Yorkshire | Leave a comment

Are you connected to Richard Gregory THOMAS or Mary Carruthers MURDO?

Another fantastic old photograph postcard find was this lovely old image of a couple on their wedding day with clues on the back: On the reverse of the postcard is written ‘ With Mr & Mrs R G THOMAS’s Compliments … Continue reading

Posted in Birkenhead, Hoole, Lime Grove, Manchester, MURDO, Old Photograph, One Name Study, Photograph, Postcard, THOMAS, Wedding photograph | Leave a comment

Can you help to reunite this World War 1 photograph with the WOOLLARD family from Holloway?

Many of the fascinating old World War 1 photographic postcards I find at Postcard Fairs unfortunately have no clues to help identify them to research and possibly reunite with a  family member. However on this occasion a lovely old photograph … Continue reading

Posted in 34 Bryantwood Road, AUSTIN, Holloway London, London, Old Photograph, One Name Study, Photograph, Post Office Rifles, Postcard, WOOLLARD, World War 1, WW1 Photograph, WW1 postcard | Leave a comment

The CAMERON family from Kent – are you connected?

In a box of old mixed social photograph postcards at the Reading postcard Fair yesterday I found a lovely photograph of a young baby, which on the reverse was written ‘John  Grant CAMERON aged 5 months’ – knowing I could … Continue reading

Posted in CAMERON, Dartford, GRANT, Kent, Old Photograph, One Name Study, Postcard | Leave a comment

UPDATE Photo Reunited – Are you related to Sarah Ann BROADBENT nee JONES from Salford in Lancashire?

A great old photograph postcard find at the Reading Postcard Fair yesterday was this lovely image of an elderly lady sitting out in her garden and even more exciting were some clues on the reverse! On the reverse was written … Continue reading

Posted in BROADBENT, DOOLEY, JONES, Lancashire, Old Photograph, One Name Study, Photograph, Postcard, Salford | 1 Comment